Passwords

How to change CS account password

If you do not know your current CS account password, please contact crf@cs.columbia.edu.

  • Using CLIC Machines or Compute Machines
     $ ssh username@clic.cs.columbia.edu or ssh username@compute01.cs.columbia.edu        
     $ passwd
     Enter login(LDAP) password:
     Re-enter new password:
     LDAP password information changed for username
     passwd: password updated successfully
     $

How to Change WIN-CS account password

If you do not know your current WIN-CS account password, please contact crf@cs.columbia.edu.

Using any WIN-CS domain computers

  1. Login to any WIN-XP machine on the WIN-CS domain.
  2. Press ctrl + alt + del to see Windows Security Screen.
  3. Press “Change Password…” button.
  4. Type your new password. (Make sure you are in “WIN-CS”)
  5. Press “Okay” to make change.